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“Tigrioides” leucanioides Walker  
Lithosia leucanioides Walker, 1862, J. Linn. Soc. (Zool), 6:103.

“Tigrioides” leucanioides
(x 1.30)

"Tigrioides" leucanioides Walker

The blackish delineation of the forewing veins on a straw ground colour is diagnostic. The thorax has black spots as in the next species. See the generic account for a comment on placement.

Geographical range. S. Burma, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. This is a lowland forest species, generally infrequent, but was taken in abundance in alluvial forest during the Mulu survey. It also occurs rarely in lower montane forest at around 1000m.

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